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A Elderly voter being accredited, at Sekonanear Ife, during the 2018 Osun state Governorship Election on Saturday (22/9/18). 05010/23/9/18/Timothy Adeogodiran/JAU/NAN

#OsunDecides2018: 12-year-old girl, two others shot as violence erupts in Osogbo

Activities have intensified for the 3,498 potential votes at play in the re-run election across five LGAs on Thursday.

Athletes used to illustrate the story.

13th NUSSA Games opens at UNILORIN

About 3, 000 sportsmen and women from various Nigerian universities are participating in the games.

Electricity Company drags UCH to NERC over N217 million debt

The hospital has a monthly bill of between N20 million and N24 million.

Ben Bruce speaking to newsmen during the National Assembly DSS shutdown

OsunDecides: Ben Bruce showers praises on Davido

In his most recent tweet, Davido sounded assured of victory irrespective of INEC’s declaration.

Ademola Adeleke addressing journalists

#OsunDecides2018: Adeleke speaks on election, performance

Mr Adeleke said the widespread support he garnered across the state humbled him.

Zamfara State map

Bandits kidnap seven in Zamfara, demand N100m

One of the victims is a former councillor in the area.

Voting exercise in Osun State.

#OsunDecides2018: Polling units that will decide Osun’s next governor

Elections will only hold in those areas with all the 48 political parties involved

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos state

Lagos 2019: Ikuforiji urges Epe indigenes to pray for Ambode

Mr Ikuforiji and others met with Bola Tinubu.

Davido steals show at Adeleke's campaign rallies

#OsunDecides2018: Davido lashes out at INEC, Buhari

Ademola Adeleke, the famed artist’s uncle, was forced into a supplementary election after Saturday’s governorship was declared inconclusive.

Photo Collage of #OsunDecides2018 top gubernatorial aspirants

UPDATED: It’s Official: INEC declares Osun governorship election inconclusive

The PDP candidate won with a margin of less than 400 votes.

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode (right), delivering his speech during the presentation of the Y2018 Budget Estimates to the House, at the Assembly Complex, Alausa, Ikeja, on Monday, December 11, 2017.

Lagos 2019: Ambode’s fate hangs in the balance as APC insists on primary

“We met and deliberated extensively on the governor”s second term bid and our forthcoming primary.”

#OsunDecides2018: APC, PDP, SDP others battle for Osun governorship

#OsunDecides2018: INEC formally announces results — LIVE-UPDATES

The results are being announced at the INEC headquarters in Osogbo.

A voter being accredited by INEC officials

#OsunDecides2018: PDP alleges plot to manipulate Osogbo results

Some electoral officials took results to a wrong place.

EJIGBO: 11:30am - it was observed that voters no longer fold their ballot papers before voting at Ward 3, PU6 in front of Ejigbo local government secretariat located inside Ejigbo town. INEC Ad-hoc staff there said they have told voters to do so. "We repeatedly told them to fold their ballot papers but they keep opening it before going to the voting cubicle. Their party agents also enlightened them on this", an Ad-hoc staff said. It was also observed at same unit that the voter can be fully seen inside the voting cubicle as he/she votes. As part of measures to check vote buying, INEC had said it would restrategize the voting cubicle in such a way that a voter could not be seen by anybody while thumbprinting inside the cubicle. The commission also said voters will not be allowed to go in or come out from the cubicle without folding their ballot papers unlike what is currently happening in Ejigbo.

#OsunDecides2018: How APC won Ejigbo Local Govt

Gboyega Oyetola of the APC polled 14,779 votes in the local governmen.

APC candidate Oyetola votes, speaks on likelihood of victory

#OsunDecides2018: APC candidate Oyetola wins own local govt

The APC wins in Boripe Local Government Area.

#OsunDecides2018: APC, PDP, SDP others battle for Osun governorship

#OsunDecides2018: INEC results from local govts

Results of each local government will be announced at the INEC collation centre in the local government.

At 11:05 am ,Senator Omisore arrived PU 3,ward 1, Ife east to cast his vote

OsunDecides: Omisore wins polling unit by landslide

The SDP candidate appears to be coasting to victory in his Ile-Ife stronghold.

(10:08am) At PU 12 , Ward 4, Isedo 1, One of the APC leader, Bisi Akande, arrives to cast his vote.

#OsunDecides2018: PDP floors APC in Bisi Akande’s polling unit

Mr Akande voted at his Polling Unit 12, Ward 4, Ita Aewogbade, Ila Local Government Area.

Aregbesola votes, expresses satisfaction with election conduct

Close call as APC wins Aregbesola’s polling unit

Mr Aregbesola earlier voted at his polling booth located in Isare Ward 8, Unit 1 of Ilesa East Local Government Area.

At 10:18am, Gbeyega Oyetola finished the casting of vote with wife at PU2, Ward 1, LA Primary School, Boripe LG

#OsunDecides2018: Official result as APC candidate Oyetola’s polling unit announced

Mr. Oyetola voted alongside his wife at his Iragbiji hometown in PU2, Ward 1, Popo Iragbiji, Boripe LG.

(10:52am) At ward 2 PU1, Ila-Orangun LG, the cubicle is well placed and guarded to avoid seeing the choice of the electorates. The first seen in the LGA.

VIDEO: #OsunDecides2018: Party agents caught sharing N2000 to voters

A beneficiary, an elderly woman who spoke with PREMIUM TIMES, said the money is her “right.”

APC candidate Oyetola votes, speaks on likelihood of victory

#OsunDecides2018: APC candidate Oyetola votes, speaks on likelihood of victory

Mr Oyetola cast his vote in his hometown in Iragbiji, Boripe Local Government Area.